Carpathian Rus': A Historical Atlas

Carpathian Rus': A Historical Atlas

By: Paul Robert Magocsi (author)Hardback

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Located at the exact geographic center of the European continent, and known by many as "the heart of Europe," Carpathian Rus' is a quintessential borderland, where geographic, political, ethnolinguistic, religious, and socio-climatic borders converge. In the midst of this diversity, the main population has traditionally been comprised of Carpatho-Rusyns, a stateless people who have interacted with other peoples living within their midst: Hungarians/Magyars, Slovaks, Poles, Romanians, Jews, Germans, Roma/Gypsies, and, in more modern times, Czechs, Ukrainians, and Russians. Providing a firm understanding of the complexities of this fascinating space, Carpathian Rus' A Historical Atlas is the first text in any language to discuss this historic land and its local population. Including 34 chapters with full-colour maps that trace, in chronological order, developments not only in the historic territory of Carpathian Rus' but also in the larger surround area of central Europe. Accompanying each chapter is an explanatory text to provide the geographic, ethnolinguistic, cultural, and historical context of the accompanying map.

About Author

Paul Robert Magocsi is a professor in the Departments of History and Political Science at the University of Toronto.


A Note on Geographic and Place Names Introduction 1. Carpathian Rus': a Borderland of Borders 2. Geographic Features of Carpathian Rus' 3. Ethnographic Divisions in Carpathian Rus' 4. Archeological Sites in the Upper Tisza and Lemko Regions 5. Central Europe, 5th Century 6. Central Europe, ca. 750 7. Central Europe, 9th Century 8. Early Medieval Kingdoms, ca. 1050 9. Hungary in the 11th Century 10. Carpathia Rus' 13th-14th Centuries 11. Hungary and Poland, 14th-15th Centuries 12. Central Europe, ca. 1570 13. Transylvania and Royal Hungary, 17th Century 14. Austria and Hungary, 18th Century 15. The Greek Catholic Church in Carpathian Rus' Before World War I 16. The Austrian Empire, 1848-1849 17. The Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1867-1914 18. Carpathian Rus', ca.1900 19. Southern Hungary, ca. 1900 20. Carpatho-Rusyn Communities in the United States 21. World War I in the Carpathians 22. Carpatho-Rusyn Councils and Republics, 1918-1920 23. Political Claims in Carpathian Rus', 1918-1919 24. Carpathian Rus', 1919-1938 25. Religious Institutions in Carpathia Rus', 1935 25. Magyars and Jews in Interwar Subcarpathian Rus' 27. Other Peoples in Subcarpathian Rus' 28. Subcarpathian Rus'/Carpatho-Ukraine, 1938-1939 29. Central Europe during World War II 30. Carpathian Rus' at the Close of World War II, 1944-1945 31. Central Europe after World War II 32. Carpatho-Rusyn Diasporas after World War II 33. The Vojvodina, Srem, and the Banat Today 34. Carpathian Rus' Today Map Sources Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780772751157
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 86
  • ID: 9780772751157
  • weight: 710
  • ISBN10: 0772751153

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